Plastic Packaging

Plastipak Packaging (formerly APPE) has announced the launch of its latest PET innovation for the beverage industry. more

Nov 11, 2015 3:14 PM Industry News

A Brazilian agribusiness company says it has doubled the shelf life of fresh milk by incorporating silver-based microparticles into the plastic packaging. more

Aug 6, 2015 10:09 AM Industry News

Innovation is key to keeping plastic packaging fresh in 2015

Ruth Price, Business Development Director at plastic packaging manufacturer, Sharpak Aylesham, talks about how the packaging industry has continued to develop in order to meet shifting consumer demands. more

Jan 16, 2015 10:16 AM Guest Blog

Packaging manufacturer and supplier, Duo UK, has boosted its research and development capabilities with the launch of a dedicated Quality Control lab, which it says will aid development of new, super-strength films and recycled products. more

Aug 26, 2014 1:48 PM Industry News

A new addition to the range of Britain’s oldest pasta sauces, Ragú, has become the first UK product to go on-shelf in RPC Superfos’s SuperLock barrier pack. more

May 15, 2014 3:42 PM Materials

M&H Plastics, part of the RPC Group, has developed a method of printing Braille characters directly onto plastic packaging. more

May 7, 2014 4:42 PM Industry News

Manchester-based polythene packaging manufacturer, Duo Plastics UK, has won a contract with PhotoBox, the European market leader for online photo printing, to supply bespoke branded mailing bags. more

Mar 19, 2013 3:08 PM Materials

Plastic packaging manufacturer, Kobusch UK, has purchased five thermoforming machines for delivery in the first half of 2013, following on from similar investment in 2011 and 2012 that have brought growth for the company. more

Mar 19, 2013 2:31 PM Machinery

RPC Containers Corby, based in Northamptonshire, has developed a custom-designed squeezable 300ml bottle for a range of accompaniments from General Mills’ Old El Paso brand. more

Feb 28, 2013 2:16 PM Materials

‘Recycle and Reward’ schemes, offering people money back for recycling empty plastic bottles and other materials including glass and aluminium will be piloted in Scotland. more

Feb 27, 2013 3:08 PM Environment

A UK-based label manufacturer has unveiled a removable synthetic label that is said to be fully recyclable and with no on-cost in comparison to paper equivalents. more

Feb 27, 2013 2:45 PM Environment

Nampak Plastics, a UK producer of plastic milk bottles, has created what it says is the world’s lightest ever four-pint high density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle. more

Feb 27, 2013 12:27 PM Materials

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